Postgraduate Diploma in Traffic Safety

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Overview:

The Postgraduate Diploma in Traffic Safety at M.U.B.S provides the skills and competencies that will allow graduates to gain employment within the private and public sector in relevant traffic safety positions. The courses offered in the PGDip include core traffic safety subjects, which traffic safety stakeholders consider to be important for any traffic safety graduate at a postgraduate level.

Students will gain traffic safety experience, professional skills and industry connections within a short timeframe, and no previous background in traffic safety is required. Graduates will gain the confidence to challenge existing traffic safety practice and participate in the development of new and innovative traffic safety strategies.

The program was developed with the support of the Menasafe Erasmus+ project (www.menasafe.eu) and European partner universities from Sweden, Spain, and Poland. The program is accredited by the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (Initial Equivalency Decision 150/72/2017 dated 6/10/2017).

Entry Requirements:

Admission to M.U.B.S PGDip in Traffic Safety is based on evidence that the applicant has already attained a certain minimal academic proficiency and has demonstrated the capability to successfully pursue a PGDip.

For applicants to qualify for admission to the PGDip in traffic safety at M.U.B.S they must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized (licensed/accredited) institution of higher education and have a minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.5/4.0

The Bachelor degree can be in any discipline such as Medicine, Engineering, Law, Management, Economy, Psychology, Sociology, and Education…

Required Documents:

  • MUBS Graduate Application Form
  • Certified copies of Bachelor degree & transcript
  • A photocopy of ID or passport
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Updated resume.
  • TOEFL score (IBT minimum score of 90 or equivalent)

 

Language of Instruction:

English is the official language of instruction at MUBS and applicants must demonstrate their proficiency in the language before admission to the PGDip in Traffic Safety.

Structure

Adaptation course 3 credits:

  • TRS500 Highway and Traffic Engineering Fundamentals, 3 cr 

Core Courses (18 credits)

  • TRS501 Traffic Safety Fundamentals
  • TRS502 Traffic safety and human behaviour
  • TRS503 Road  Safety Management
  • TRS504 Traffic Risk Analysis and Road Safety Audit
  • TRS505 Road Safety Policy and Planning
  • TRS506 Research Methodologies in Road Safety

Elective Course (3 credits) - choose from : 

  • TRS507 Road safety in urban areas
  • TRS508 Statistical and data analysis for Traffic Safety
  • TRS509 Information Technologies and Traffic Safety
  • TRS599 Final Project 3 credits

Number of credits:

3 credits adaptation course (waivers may be granted to some students if they have satisfactorily completed prior coursework covering similar content at the undergraduate or graduate level)

18 credits Core courses

3 credits Elective course

3 credits Project

Total number of credits including adaptation course:  27






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